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Sept 8, 1969

Infectious Mononucleosis Presenting As Urticaria

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, University of Miami School of Medicine; and Dermatology Service, Veterans Administration Hospital, Miami, Fla.

JAMA. 1969;209(10):1524-1525. doi:10.1001/jama.1969.03160230058019

Skin manifestations of infectious mononucleosis which are infrequent (2% to 3%), are usually of the exanthem type.1-3 Urticaria as the only skin manifestation of infectious mononucleosis occurred in three young students.